Package Details: libreoffice-fresh-rpm 6.3.0-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/libreoffice-fresh-rpm.git (read-only)
Package Base: libreoffice-fresh-rpm
Description: LGPL Office Suite installed from rpms
Upstream URL: http://www.libreoffice.org
Keywords: libreoffice
Licenses: LGPL
Submitter: bluerider
Maintainer: None
Last Packager: FadeMind
Votes: 17
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2014-08-09 23:30
Last Updated: 2019-08-14 13:52

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nachoig commented on 2014-01-12 06:31

Great PKGBUILD! Congratulations.

The only problem what I see is the Linux dependency. As I'd like to remove the Linux package (I'm using linux-lts, so I'm removing the standard linux to simplify the manteinance), I needed to modify to remove this dependency.

bluerider commented on 2014-01-05 17:44

@sb56637 : I can see multiple ways of doing this (adding an option in the PKGBUILD to switch branches and label the new package as an alpha product) or adding a whole new package to the AUR called libreoffice-testing. The former would have issues with updating (updates for the package would coincide with updates to the release packages instead of with the testing packages); the latter will require a little more maintenance from me and cluttering the AUR with more packages.

Before I consider doing what you ask, I'd like to ask why you want to install an alpha version of libreoffice without compiling from git? Usually developers work on alpha versions of software (and hence have to repeatedly recompile the package) when they change the source.

sb56637 commented on 2014-01-05 06:03

@bluerider: Thanks for the tip. I did see libreoffice-git, but LibreOffice is such a massive codebase that I would prefer to just use their pre-compiled binaries if possible. That's why I like this libreoffice-rpm package. But it would be nice to have an option to switch to a user-specified beta or RC.

bluerider commented on 2014-01-02 20:55

@sb56637 : If you'd like to install an alpha version of libreoffice I suggest you compile it from git with my other libreoffice package : https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/libreoffice-git/

sb56637 commented on 2014-01-02 15:38

Hi, thanks a lot for this useful package. Could you please provide an easy option in the PKGBUILD to install a specified testing version as well? Thanks!

bluerider commented on 2013-12-20 06:48

Updated pkg to 4.1.4

bluerider commented on 2013-11-10 04:45

Updated pkg to 4.1.3

bluerider commented on 2013-10-14 03:50

Updated pkg to 4.1.2

bluerider commented on 2013-08-29 19:34

Updated pkg to 4.1.1 on suggestion from lw4z; thanks lw4z!

bluerider commented on 2013-07-26 14:36

The libreoffice file server seems to be very slow. It is perhaps wise to download the rpm files via the libreoffice torrent instead and put them in the PKGBUILD directory.